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At Action Park

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Released  October 24, 1994
At Action Park (1994)  The Futurist (1997)
Release date  24 October 1994
Label  Touch and Go Records
Length  37:03
Artist  Shellac
Producer  Shellac
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Recorded  March 1994 Southern Studios, London; Studio Black Box, Noyant la Gravoyere, France
Genres  Post-hardcore, Math rock, Indie rock
Similar  Shellac albums, Math rock albums, Other albums

At action park shellac full album 1994


At Action Park is the first full-length record by Shellac, released in 1994. The title is unrelated to the infamous New Jersey theme park, Action Park, which closed in 1996 due to numerous fatalities. The drummer, Todd Trainer, came up with the title of the fictional park because it sounded cool.

Contents

Packaging

The release came in a folded and hand-pressed sleeve which is referred as uni-pak style album jacket. The inner sleeve shows artwork with four microphones, the record sleeve shows an illustration of the fictional Action Park on one side, and a lengthy medical text Resuscitation from apparent death by electric shock on the other side (the text was found in an old electronics textbook of Weston's). The Vinyl had inscriptions in the run-out groove of both sides, reading: "Smoking is as natural as breathing. They've been doing it since before I was born... ... which is a shame, because I could have invented it. - Todd Stanford Trainer 1994"

Credits

Personnel:

  • Steve Albini - velocity (guitar/vocals)
  • Robert S. Weston IV - mass (bass guitar/vocals)
  • Todd Trainer - time (drums)
  • Staff:

  • John Loder - driver
  • Iain Burgess - chef
  • Peter Diemel - coffee
  • Corey Rusk - pyrotechnics
  • Songs

    1My Black Ass3:01
    2Pull the Cup4:13
    3The Admiral2:21

    References

    At Action Park Wikipedia


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